Founded in 1895 and a University since 1966, Aston is a long established research-led University known for its world-class teaching quality and strong links to industry, government and commerce. Professor Julia King became Vice-Chancellor of the University in 2006.
Aston has been a leading university for graduate employment success for over 25 years. The University is currently ranked 5th in the UK and 1st outside London for graduate employability (2012 Sunday Times University Guide).
Aston University is based in the centre of Birmingham, home to over 65,000 students and one of Europe’s liveliest and most welcoming cities.
The University is consistently ranked in the UK’s top 20-30 Universities confirming our place amongst the elite. Aston offers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes, and also works with the public and private sector to develop tailored Continuing Professional Development and Foundation Degree programmes.